Created by children’s put joy a snowman with an expressive stance holds his position with a big smile on his face. Painted from an actual snowman with a sense of joy around him!
The Maestro 8 x 10 oil on birch board
A snow man created by the joy of children was by himself when I saw him. He was an actual snowman who had melted a bit and his head had slipped back but he was so expressive in his posturing that he begged to be painted! When I look at him I can hear the … Read More
Strike a Chord 10 x 10, oil on cradled panel
The mists that move across the Pacific Ocean offer consistent moisture to the west coast landforms. There are a million shades of green on the west coast!
Hollyburn Lodge – SOLD 16 x 20, acrylic on canvas
First opened January 1927, the old classic West Vancouver Hollyburn Lodge is a lovely subject to paint. Located on the edge of First Lake and nestled in the tall trees the red lodge is a lovely contrast to the colours of the landscape!
The Watcher – SOLD 8 x 8 , acrylic on canvas
The Pacific Coast of British Columbia is dotted with sea stacks that have stood majestically for thousands of years and watched over our coast.
Barkley Sound, tiny islet – SOLD 8 x 8, acrylic on canvas
I photographed this islet in Barkley Sound and I have painted it before. It is just such a perfectly beautiful little islet that it calls to be painted again and again.
Eagle Harbour – SOLD 8 x 8, acrylic on canvas
Eagle Harbour is home to the Eagle Harbour Yacht Club and is also a great little sandy beach for summer swimming!
Any Given Day, Whytecliff Park 8 x 10, oil on birch board
As the summer comes to and end for this year and the autumn days creep upon me, I am grateful for the warm days that consistently draw me outside. I painted this piece plein air at Whytecliff Park. I painted this on standing on the edge of the beach while taking in the far off … Read More
Whyte Islet – SOLD 14 x 18, oil on board
Whytecliff Park in West Vancouver is home to a most photographed tiny island, Whyte Islet. This was a very special commission piece done for a a very thoughtful fellow who had a plan to propose to his girlfriend in the park in front of Whyte islet. As part of his plan he wanted a painting … Read More
A Wink and A Nod 8 x 10, oil on canvas board
I loved the small buds and flowers that bounced their heads in the light breezes. One of the gardeners told me this plant is called Tithonia or more commonly known as Mexican Sunflower. I painted this piece at Van Dusen Botanical Gardens.